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  • Norovirus Doctor warns norovirus spreads easily

     

    With the country in the midst of a record year for influenza cases, doctors at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation are warning Oklahomans to watch out for another violent and virulent illness called the norovirus.

     

    February 28, 2013 1 Photo

  • 19 killed in fiery air balloon accident

     

    The terror lasted less than two minutes: Smoke poured from a hot air balloon carrying sightseers on a sunrise flight over the ancient city of Luxor. The balloon burst in a flash of flame and then plummeted about 1,000 feet to earth. A farmer watched helplessly as tourists trying to escape the blazing gondola leaped to their deaths.

     

    February 27, 2013

  • Breast cancer drug approved by FDA

     

    The Food and Drug Administration has approved a first-of-a-kind breast cancer medication that targets tumor cells while sparing healthy ones.

     

    February 23, 2013

  • State of the Nations Women’s security raised by American Indian leader

    The president of the National Congress of American Indians urged the House on Thursday to pass the Violence Against Women Act so Native Americans and Alaska Natives can “protect their own people and surrounding communities against brutality.”

    February 15, 2013 1 Photo

  • Pope's resignation no shock to Ada woman Pope's resignation no shock to Ada woman

     

    Unlike many Catholics, Linda Schaefer was not shocked to learn that Pope Benedict XVI is retiring at the end of this month.

     

    February 14, 2013 1 Photo

  • No Saturday delivery

     

    The U.S. Postal Service’s decision to eliminate weekend delivery will affect businesses that send out bills and receive payments in the mail, said Mellanie Jones, marketing director for Rolling Hills Hospital in Ada.

     

    February 7, 2013

  • 528-year-old remains are king

     

    He wore the English crown, but he ended up defeated, humiliated and reviled.

     

    February 5, 2013

  • High Honor Chickasaw leader attends Obama inaugural

     

    Jefferson Keel was just another face in the crowd when he first watched presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama take their oaths of office.

     

    February 1, 2013 1 Photo

  • Obama launches push for immigration overhaul

     

    President Barack Obama is hailing bipartisan Senate efforts to overhaul the nation’s patchwork immigration laws, welcoming “a genuine desire” to tackle an issue that has been stalled for years. 

     

    January 30, 2013

  • SQUID25.jpg Slate: The giant squid stalker

    The enigmatic giant squid can grow to 35 feet or longer, and its eye is as big as your head. But it lives about 1,000 feet below the surface and deeper, and it had only been glimpsed a few times at the surface and photographed alive once.

    January 26, 2013 1 Photo

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